PhD Defenses

Upcoming PhD Defenses

Name Department Announcement Date Time Location
Hien Dang Civil and Environmental Engineering Virus Attachment to Surfaces: Assessing Relative Contributions of Electrostatic, Van Der Waals, and Acid-Base Interactions Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 9:00am 3546D Engineering Building

Past PhD Defenses

Name Department Announcement Date Time Location
Kai Zhou Electrical and Computer Engineering Trade-offs Among Data Security, Usability and Complexity in Mobile Cloud Computing Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:15pm 2555D Engineering Building
Xiaojun Wang Computer Science and Engineering Fluid Animation on Deforming Surface Meshes Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 1:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Tung-Yi Lin Mechanical Engineering Finger-Powered Thermoplastic Microfluidic Electrochemical Assay for Diagnostic Testing Using a Mobile Phone Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:30am 2555D Engineering Building
Byron DeVries Computer Science and Engineering Using Formal Analysis and Search-based Techniques to Address the Assurance of Cyber-Physical Systems at the Requirements Level Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 8:30am 3546 Engineering Building
Xiaofeng Zhao Electrical and Computer Engineering Time-domain Analysis of Fractional Wave Equations and Implementation of a Perfectly Matched Layer in Nonlinear Ultrasound Simulations Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 1:00pm 2219 Engineering Building
David Arthur Olson Mechanical Engineering The Influence of Chordwise Flexibility on the Flow Structure and Streamwise Force of a Sinusoidally Pitching Airfoil Friday, December 8, 2017 - 3:30pm 3540 Engineering Building
Leigh Sheneman Computer Science and Engineering The Evolution of Neural Plasticity in Digital Organisms Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:00am 1425 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building
Christopher J. Traverse Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Transparent Single Junction Small Molecule Photovoltaics Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Hailu Getachew Tilahun Mechanical Engineering Cardiovascular System Modeling: Arterial Growth and Remodeling Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Faris Matalkah Civil and Environmental Engineering Mechanochemical Synthesis of Sustainable Hydraulic Cements Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:30pm 3546D Engineering Building
Yaozhong Zhang Mechanical Engineering Fabrication and Assembly of One-Dimensional Semiconducting Nanostructures and Their Applications to Multi-Functional Devices Monday, December 4, 2017 - 10:30am 3540 Engineering Building
Guoting Kang Civil and Environmental Engineering Quantifying Groundwater Recharge Dynamics Using a Process-Based Distributed Hydrologic Model Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:00am 3405B Engineering Building
Bassam Mohammed Mechanical Engineering Characterization and Multiscale Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Multiphase Advanced High Strength Steel Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:00am 3540 Engineering Building
Hussein El Abbass Hejase Computer Science and Engineering Scalable Phylogenetic Analysis and Functional Interpretation of Genomes with Complex Evolutionary Histories Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Chinwe Pamela Nyenke Electrical and Computer Engineering Feasibility and Application of a CUxO-Based Memristor for Sensing Oxygen and Other Gases Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 2:00pm 3105 Engineering Building
Rosangela Canino-Koning Computer Science and Engineering Evolution and Evolvability in Changing Environments Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:30pm 1425 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building
Yaohui Ding Computer Science and Engineering A General Statistical Framework for Combining Ancillary Information with Primary Biometric Traits Monday, November 27, 2017 - 2:30pm 3540 Engineering Building
Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami Computer Science and Engineering Smartphone-Based Sensing Systems for Data-Intensive Applications Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:30am 3105 Engineering Building
Haitham Ahmed Seada Computer Science and Engineering Balancing Convergence and Diversity in Evolutionary Single, Multi and Many Objectives Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:00am 3105 Engineering Building
Tridip Das Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Understanding Oxygen Vacancy Formation, Interaction, Transport, and Strain in SOFC Components Via Combined Thermodynamics and First Principles Calculations Friday, September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm 3540 Engineering Building
Ling Zhu Computer Science and Engineering Using Evolutionary Approach to Optimize and Model Multi-Scenario, Multi-Objective Fault-Tolerant Problems Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:30am 3546D Engineering Building
Byron Zambrano Mechanical Engineering The Role of Hemodynamics on Intraluminal Thrombus Accumulation and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Expansion: a Longitudinal Patient Specific Study Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 9:00am 3405 Engineering Building
Amanda Charris-Hernandez Electrical and Computer Engineering Toward the Rapid Growth of High-Quality, Polycrystalline Rimless, and Large Area Single Crystal Diamond Substrates Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm Room C103 Engineering Research Complex
Mohammad Rawhi Rawashdeh Electrical and Computer Engineering A Computational Investigation for Two-Dimensional Eddy Current Testing Problems Using Subregion Finite Element Method Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:30am 2219 Engineering Building
Emily Elizabeth Wrenbeck Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Deep Sequencing Driven Protein Engineering: New Methods and Applications in Studying the Constraints of Functional Enzyme Evolution Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:30am 3540 Engineering Building